It’s been nearly two months since Russian forces invaded neighbouring Ukraine.
The conflict has killed countless civilians and displaced millions.
Now, Moscow says it’s shifting its focus to the east – where it’s increased its assault in the Donbas region.
The U.S., British and Canadian leaders have promised to send more weapons to Ukrainian forces.
Many say this is a crucial stage of the conflict and could lead to the break-up of Ukraine.
So, what are the human costs?
Presenter: Kim Vinnell
Halyna Yachenko – Member of the Ukrainian Parliament and Secretary of the National Presidential Council.
Pavel Felgenhauer – Defence and Military Analyst for Novaya Gazetta, an independent newspaper.
Theresa Fallon – Director of the Centre for Russia Europe Asia Studies.